2024 GOP primary takes shape as DeSantis officially joins race

Dr. Jim Clark joins Justin Warmoth on ‘The Weekly’

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis officially announced his presidential candidacy last week via a glitch-plagued Twitter Spaces event with Elon Musk.

DeSantis joined a growing list of Republican hopefuls in the 2024 race, most notably former President Donald Trump. Trump has been quick to attack DeSantis, mocking his Twitter announcement with memes on social media and giving him the nickname, “Rob DeSanctimonious.”

News 6 political expert Dr. Jim Clark sat down with anchor Justin Warmoth on “The Weekly” to break down the fiery start to the GOP primary, DeSantis’ path to victory and the interesting statistic on presidential candidates from Florida.

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Watch the full interview in the video player above.

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Justin Warmoth joined News 6 in 2013 and is now a morning news anchor.